100 Years of Advancing Destinations

Greg Edwards


President & CEO, Greater Des Moines CVB
DMAI Member Since: 1990

Greg Edwards is the President & CEO of the Greater Des Moines CVB and has a member of DMAI since 1990. As a travel industry executive, Greg has led CVBs in Illinois, Kansas and Iowa.

With nearly 30 years experience in the hospitality field, he has lead the destination marketing efforts in Des Moines for 10 years.  In addition, he spent 7 years as President/CEO of the Peoria Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, 4 years as both Interim President and Director of Marketing for the Overland Park (KS) Convention & Visitors Bureau and 7 years with Marriott Hotels both in Overland Park and Des Moines. He has been active within DMAI serving on the Branding and MINT Committees.

Greg is the recipient of many awards, from Manager of the Year with Marriott Hotels to being recognized by his industry peers at the Upper Midwest CVB Conference with the Individual Professionalism Award.